Earlier this month, it was announced that Georgetown would house 2,000 students this fall, a group consisting of the entire freshman class and some upperclassmen.
Students returning to campus will be charged the lower double-room rate. Also, housing and dining costs will be reduced by 20 percent due to the shorter semester length.
Georgetown University was originally supposed to bring 2,000 undergrads, including all freshmen, to the main campus this fall.
The decision to only offer classes online during the first term came unexpectedly. Until this week, officials had considered a mixed-option plan.
These gap years will have nothing to do with introspective soul-searching and everything to do with the fact that many colleges and universities will be closed for at least the fall semester.
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Instead of recreational purposes like horseback riding, hunting and gardening, what buyers now seek is refuge, a space to spread out and distance from their neighbors.
Once the students checked in, they were given virus test kits. They had agreed to take the tests, give them to university health officials, then self-quarantine for two weeks.
Ideally, all students should be able to get DCPS programs online with their student ID and have a device with a keyboard and, if possible, headphones.